Coughs, Colds, and Allergies
"The most common complaint next to digestive disorders is respiratory disorders. The respiratory system is not only vulnerable to inhaling pathogens, it is also vulnerable to dust, pollen, and pollution. Many people who experience a respiratory cold end up with a chronic cough that lingers. People with allergies also often experience a chronic cough."
What to do when early symptoms appear?
Ayurveda recommends early intervention to help prevent more chronic conditions. A light diet of warm cooked foods, sipping hot water or herbal teas, and low stress along with plenty of nighttime sleep is the best defense. Herbal products help alleviate many symptoms and speed up the recovery time.
First Preferential Products
Vasakot Syrup - is an ideal herbal combination for cough and other respiratory problems. It soothes the throat and clears the respiratory tract, useful in cough associated with cold.
Haridrakhandam – useful for allergic skin and respiratory conditions, specifically for urticaria and rhinitis. "In some cases, cold is due to allergy, and this product can be helpful.
Cheriya Karpuradi Churnam – useful for bronchitis, asthma, consumption, dyspepsia, and recommended to take with honey.
Nostricap Inhalant Capsule - useful for stuffy nose, irritated nose, and heaviness due to head cold.
Vyoshadi Vatakam - supports colds, coughs, rhinitis, hoarse voice, allergies, for vata and kapha.
Mridwikadi Leham (raisins) – offers relief for asthma, cough, chest pain, for pitta.
Dasamula Rasayanam – useful for asthma, cough, hiccough, consumption, and chest pain.
Dasamulam Kashayam - useful for cough, asthma, bronchitis, and balances vata and kapha.
Nirgundyadi Ghritam - useful in children's disorders such as convulsion, cough, fever.
Nirgundyadi Gulika - useful in children's disorders such as convulsion, cough, fever.
Next Preferential Products
Talisapatradi Vatakam – useful for indigestion, cough, breathlessness, hoarse voice.
Vasakadya Arishtam (Malabar nut) – useful for asthma, bronchitis, inflammation, and balances vata and kapha.
Dasamulakatutrayadi Kwatham (same as Respikot) – supports respiratory disorders, bronchial asthma, cough, cold, for vata, and kapha.
Punarnavadi Kwatham – useful for anemia associated with anasarca, fever, cough, and dyspnea.
Sitajvarari Kwatham - beneficial product for influenza and malarial fever.
Dhanwantaram Gulika - useful in asthma, dyspnea, hiccough, cough.
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